Investigative reporter, Bloomberg News @business, Rome. Formerly: @WSJ @NewYorkObserver. Stories: t.co/BeA8iQBGek

Apple Tax Rate Ignores Profit Shifting Offshore

bloomberg.com — May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook provided a figure to Congress on Tuesday that U.S. companies rarely disclose: its federal tax bill. Apple paid $6 billion last year -- a rate of 30.5 percent. "That's more than $16 million each day," Cook said.

How Yahoo Might Sell Billions in Alibaba Stock and Pay No Taxes

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Yahoo! Inc. on Tuesday is expected to reveal something most companies usually try to keep secret: how it plans to avoid a multibillion-dollar tax bill. The Web portal has spent more than a year figuring out how to cash out a chunk of its $40 billion stake in China-based Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Yahoo, Dell Swell Netherlands’ $13 Trillion Tax Haven

How Yahoo might sell billions in Alibaba stock and pay no taxes

livemint.com — A file photo of Marissa Mayer, president and CEO of Yahoo!. Photo: Bloomberg New York: . on Tuesday is expected to reveal something most companies usually try to keep secret: how it plans to avoid a multibillion-dollar tax bill.

How Yahoo Might Sell Billions in Alibaba Stock and Pay No Taxes

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) on Tuesday is expected to reveal something most companies usually try to keep secret: how it plans to avoid a multibillion-dollar tax bill. The Web portal has spent more than a year figuring out how to cash out a chunk of its $40 billion stake in China-based Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Private-Equity Tax Strategy Draws Attention in Congress

wsj.com — Some members of Congress said they are taking a close look at a complex tax strategy, being used by Blackstone Group LP and other investment firms that are going public, that can significantly slash the tax bills of their partners.

Inversions Are Last Step in Tax-Avoidance Hopscotch

businessweek.com — The surge in U.S. companies avoiding taxes by taking a foreign address has been condemned by President Barack Obama and stirred a policy debate in Congress. What's often overlooked is that these "inversions" are typically a final step in a hopscotch of multinational tax dodging.

Inversions Are Often Last Stop for Avoiding U.S. Taxes

bloomberg.com — The surge in U.S. companies avoiding taxes by taking a foreign address has been condemned by President Barack Obama and stirred a policy debate in Congress. What's often overlooked is that these "inversions" are typically a final step in a hopscotch of multinational tax dodging.

Osborne Takes Aim at Multinationals Moving Profits Out of U.K.

bloomberg.com — The U.K. became the latest country to take aim at multinational tax avoidance, announcing a new levy on companies that "artificially" shift their profits into havens, a move prompted by growing international outrage at maneuvers used by businesses including Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Starbucks Corp.

Yahoo’s Mayer Faces Choice Between Investors, Herself on Alibaba

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer may find ducking a multi-billion-dollar tax bill forces her to choose between making impatient shareholders happy or running a larger company. Yahoo and its advisers have spent well over a year coming up with a viable option to sell off an Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
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Feb 26, 2015

Google investigated in Italy over tax issues, say prosecutors: ow.ly/2V94Tt

Feb 25, 2015

RT @cocobyname: Boom! Thom Yorke +Massive Attack just released their 12-track score exclusively on @UKuncut in protest to tax-dodging ukuncut.org.uk/tax-dodging-is…

Feb 24, 2015

RT @josephirrera: February 24, 1933 birth of saxophonist and composer David "Fathead" Newman. youtube.com/watch?v=tSTlIn….

Feb 23, 2015

RT @AngusM1966: Italian film buffs up in arms over Oscar snub for late director Francesco Rosi @AFP report u.afp.com/Hpy

Feb 22, 2015

On and on .... Giuliani: Obama influenced by communism at young age bit.ly/1Ej4Ugr



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